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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Starts Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update in India

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro receives Nougat update The new update bumps security patch to August It’s currently retailing at Rs. 29,999 Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, the company’s first smartphone with 6GB RAM, is being upgraded to Nougat. The smartphone has reportedly started receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the company’s brand new UI version. Sammobile reports that Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro users in India ... Read More »

Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 Android Oreo Beta Testing Plans Confirmed

HMD Global, soon after announcing Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8, has now confirmed the same for the rest of its Android smartphone lineup. HMD Global’s Chief Product Offer Juho Sarvikas in a tweet revealed that Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will join the beta testing programme soon. Unfortunately, a timeline for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta build wasn’t ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company has launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8. Juho Sarvikas, ... Read More »

Android Set to Get ‘DNS over TLS’ Support, Hides Web Browsing History From ISPs

HIGHLIGHTS The addition of “DNS over TLS” support on Android will limit the use case Commits on Android Open Source Project have suggested the new development Android 8.1 could be the first version to get new support Keeping Internet service providers (ISPs) at bay, Google appears to be planning to add “DNS over TLS” support to Android. The new development will encrypt your ... Read More »

Essential, Android Co-Creator’s Startup, Sued Fadell-Backed Keyssa Over Connector Tech

Two of the best-known names in the smartphone hardware business are squaring off in court over new technology that allows phones to connect to devices like cameras without wires or metal connectors. Privately owned Keyssa Inc, backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell is suing Essential Products Inc, a smartphone startup founded by Andy Rubin, the co-creator of the Android mobile phone operating system, ... Read More »

BlackBerry ‘Krypton’ Motion Full-Touch Android Smartphone Leaked

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry’s new all-screen smartphone leaked BlackBerry Krypton likely to launch as Motion It is said to come with Snapdragon 625 SoC BlackBerry’s long-rumoured ‘Krypton’ Android smartphone has been leaked in a new render. Prolific tipster Evan Blass has leaked a render showing the alleged BlackBerry ‘Krypton’ which is speculated to be unveiled as BlackBerry Motion. One of the biggest highlight of ... Read More »

Twitter Testing Tweetstorm Feature on Android: Report

  HIGHLIGHTS Twitter testing feature that will simplify how users post “tweetstorms” Hidden inside the Android app is a way to write a “tweetstorm” The feature is yet to be made available for the public Micro-blogging website Twitter is reportedly testing a feature that will simplify the way users post “tweetstorms” – a series of related tweets posted by a user in ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 First Impressions: Google’s Android One Makes a Comeback

Xiaomi Mi A1 is the company’s first Android One phone, and will get timely Android Oreo update HIGHLIGHTS The Xiaomi Mi A1 has been launched at Rs. 14,999 It is the first device under Google’s Android One The Mi A1 is basically an international version of the Mi 5X The Xiaomi Mi A1 has been launched as the new face of Google’s Android ... Read More »

Google’s Nearby Connections 2.0 Brings Fully Offline Peer-to-Peer Communication to Android

HIGHLIGHTS Nearby Connections API v2.0 is now available to download It brings lower latency and encrypted connection support Nearby feature allows devices to communicate in proximity At Google I/O 2017, the California-based Internet colossus talked about the expansion of Contextual Apps Experiences, and this now seems to be coming to fruition. Google has now announced the version 2.0 for Nearby Connections API, with ... Read More »

August Android Security Update Rolling Out to Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Update now available for Pixel and Nexus devices It’ll roll out over the next few days You can also side-load it manually Google has released the August 2017 security update for supported Android devices, and it is now available for three Pixel devices – the Pixel, Pixel XL, and Pixel C – and five Nexus ones, in Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. Of those eight, ... Read More »